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Re: whois

From: ONIME EHIMIKA OHIREIME <onime@ictp.trieste.it>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 11:41:21 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Heber Erik <herik@uze.net>
cc: www4mail-comments@w3.org, www-email-discuss@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.990329113554.19351E-100000@sv4>

Dear Heber,
Please I would like to have the following information:

1. What is the URL of thw whois gateway that you are trying to USE
	(beause you should use a web gateway to make your queries)

2. Can you determine if the failure was 
	*	remote server problems (Error reports or something
		similar) or
	*	www4mail generated problems (coding of your data ?) or
	*	Wrong form of data input (Were trying to use a direct URL
		for a page that uses POST?)
	

Okay, Finally please send me a copy of your request and the reply from the
www4mail gateway.

Thanks
Clement Onime

On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Heber Erik wrote:

> Dear Mr.Webmaster:
> 
> I'd like to use the whois-search facility for getting e-mail addresses
> through your e-mail-server, but I cannot.
> 
> I got the helpfile from your server, but it's no help about whois.
> "Accessing The Internet By E-Mail", or "Guide to Offline Internet Access"
> describes the technique, but it just do NOT work on your server.
> If there is some document about how whois works on your server,
> please, be so kind and send it to me. 
> 
> Furthermore, I know usually not only the names, 
> but also the street-adresses, although I do not know 
> where or how to use this info in the search for e-mail..
> 
> Sorry to bother you but I gave up the fruitless trials,
> as I just take up the space and time on your server.
> 
> Automatically But Truly Yours:
> 
> Erik C.  Heber
> 
Received on Monday, 29 March 1999 04:42:07 UTC

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